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Eight Point Star Quilt – King

$798.00

The Eight-Point Star Quilt is an intricate star pattern that traditionally allowed a woman to showcase her needlework skills. Precision is extremely important in piecing stars for a neat finished product! Out of the hundreds of star patterns, one of the most popular is the Eight-Point Star. It includes a scalloped black border and 382 yards of hand quilting done by only one Pennsylvania Amish or Mennonite woman to ensure even stitching. On a king bed, this quilt will have 18 inches of drop per side.

Measures 114″ x 114″ long.

 

Homemade quilts combine the warmth of a bed cover with a unique story told by the quilters from Lancaster County, PA. Every homemade quilt is as unique as the family, busy mother or Amish ladies group who uses a needle and thimble to thread stitch on the quilt. Some quilts involve hundreds of hours and thousands of stitches to create a unique patchwork quilt that will last for generations.

When you peruse our HOMEMADE QUILTS you are shopping for an item that tells a story and adds meaning to your bedroom! Discover more about our unique patchwork quilts and the stories behind them

We have a lot of quilts! Want to see a gallery of the major patterns? Checkout our Common Amish Quilt Patterns.

A quilt is not merely a comfy bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters who create our quilts select top quality vivid fabrics and organize them in a captivating masterpiece. Choose from our selection of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your home design.

Although the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to make sure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and also excellent washing results.

You will discover our quilts to be relatively generous in length and width. As a matter of fact, almost all of our quilts are generous enough to reduce the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each and every quilt's dimensions varies. We post the quilt's measurements together with the calculated drop for you to compare to the overall size you are looking for. It is important to do your homework ahead of purchasing!

Washing Quilts?

As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We suggest complying with these guidelines for ideal handling results:

Did you know?

For hundreds of years, various kinds of procedures have been cultivated to make it much simpler for quilters to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is called paper piecing, which is regularly adopted to combine the intricate corners of the Mariner's Compass quilts. Paper piecing, as it name illustrates, uses a specific paper pattern on which the cloth fragments are stitched. The pattern directs the seamstress to accurately sew the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out evenly. Methodologies of this sort as this are a fantastic aid to our quilters!

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